Special exhibitions titled "Road of Duelist" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, that started with Kazuki Takahashi's manga series in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump in 1996, are planned to be held in Tokyo and Osaka this August. Check the details after the jump!
Kadokawa today announced that two screening events for the 10th anniversary of the 14-episode first season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya TV anime series will be held at Tachikawa Cinema City in Tokyo and Tsukaguchi Sunsun Theater in Hyogo on July 9. Advance entries for the tickets will be accepted till June 20. Hit the jump for more details.
The executive committee for the upcoming Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (Kyo-Maf) 2016 event yesterday released its first collaboration visuals featuring the characters from Black Butler, The Seven Deadly Sins, Bungo Stray Dogs, and Hozuki no Reitetsu, standing in the popular tourist attractions in the historical city of Kyoto. Check the visuals after the jump!
The official website for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions has announced that special one day only screening events of the film will be held at selected nine theaters in Japan on May 13. The audience will be allowed to bring chemical light sticks, do cosplay, and cheer their favorite characters on the screen. Hit the jump for more details.
After the eleven-day closure of its third to fifth floors for maintenance constructions from June 7 to 17, the Tokyo One Piece Tower theme park will be renewed with a "360° Log Theater -The World of ONE PIECE-" on June 18. The theater introduces the adventure log of the Straw Hat Pirate crew to the visitors. Hit the jump for more details.
This year's Nico Nico Chokaigi was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture for two days on April 29 and 30, attracting 152,561 visitors in total. One of the exhibitions that attracted the interest of many audience was "ItaG Fest Shucchou-hen in Nico Nico Chokaigi 2016." Check the latest itasha collection after the jump!
Bandai Visual has posted a 90-second PV and a 15-second CM for the upcoming Blu-ray "The Sound of Tiger & Bunny," which contains the orchestra concert held at Pacific Convention Plaza Yokohama on September 20 as the fourth anniversary of the Tiger & Bunny anime series started in 2011. Check the clips after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming original art exhibition dedicated to the Psycho-Pass anime franchise has updated with its main visual featuring the three characters: Shinya Kogami, Akane Tsunemori and Nobuchika Ginoza. In addition, its official Twitter has also posted photos of the materials to be featured in the event. Check them after the jump.
One of the fall anime season’s most offbeat hits, Osomatsu-san, gets the limited time event treatment at Tokyo’s Namja Town with a variety of items to collect and consume. Tokyo Otaku Mode shows us some highlights after the jump!
For 15 days from Oct. 17–31, Tokyo One Piece Tower, a large theme park inside Tokyo Tower, is holding a special event for the Halloween season: “Zombie Pretty Fever,” a dance performance show with popular One Piece character Perona. Our new comrades at Tokyo Otaku Mode bring us a report after the jump!
Tokyo One Piece Tower, a theme park dedicated to the One Piece franchise located in the 333-meter tall Tokyo Tower building, is now offering a dance performance show "Zombie Pretty Fever" featuring Perona and cute zombie dancers for a limited time of 15 days from October 17 to 31. Hit the jump for more details.
The fourth annual Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair, Kyomaf for short, was held at Miyako Messe (Kyoto-shi Kangyoukan) and Kyoto International Manga Museum in Kyoto-city on September 19 and 20, attracting 42,000 visitors in two-day total. Check the second photo report from the largest manga/anime event in Kansai Region after the jump.
The fourth annual Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair event, Kyonmaf for short, was held at Miyako Messe (Kyoto-shi Kangyoukan) and Kyoto International Manga Museum in Kyoto-city this weekend, September 19 and 20. Check the first photo report from Miyako Messe after the jump.
The Montreux Jazz Festival Japan 2015 event has revealed its main visual drawn by internationally acclaimed artist Katsuhiro Otomo, best known for his AKIRA manga series and its anime feature film adaptation. Check the visual after the jump.